The PURPLSOC 2017 Proceedings – a comprehensive perspective of current pattern research and practice – are online and can be downloaded for free at the PURPLSOC website.
The PURPLSOC 2017 Proceedings offers an overview of the newest developments in the application of the pattern language approach of Christopher Alexander in different domains, such as education, me- dia, software development, management, pedagogy, health care, politics, social innovation, integration, art, personal development and design. Altogether 21 domains – from anthropology and automation to political science and systems science – were represented at the conference. The pattern language approach – a common language for a fragmented world.
The PURPLSOC 2017 Proceedings can be downloaded for free at the PURPLSOC website. A printed version of the edited anthologies can be ordered separately.